PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL : December 26th, 2021
PRAY FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR OUR NATION, BARR. DOROTHY URGES AMUWO ODOFIN RESIDENTS AT CHRISTMAS
House of Representative aspirant and a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain in Amuwo Odofin Federal Constituency, Hon (Mrs) Barr. Chiegeonu Dorothy Ilegbune has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Christmas to strengthen the bond of love for one another, renew their hope and intensify their prayers for a brighter future for our nation.
Push News 24 International confirms that Christmas was traditionally a Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus, but in the early 20th century, it also became a secular family holiday, observed by Christians and non-Christians alike.
Hon Dorothy, charged leaders at all levels to use the period to bring joy and hope to the people by committing themselves to a life of selfless service as demonstrated in the gift of the Lord Jesus Christ to bring salvation to mankind.
In a statement by her media office made available to Push News 24 International, the legal luminary turned politician, said: “Christmas points to the refreshing truth of God love to mankind and the fact that, in His mercies, He has not given up on our nation in spite of agonizing hardship and insecurity we face under the current insensitive and suppressive administration”.
Ilegbune said the Christmas period calls for sober reflection even as she enjoined Christians in Amuwo Odofin Federal Constituency to pray for the country amidst all economic and security challenges.
The 2 times House of Representatives aspirant said the character of Jesus Christ, who is the main reason for the celebrations, should reflect in the life of every Christian.
She noted that the period also calls for unity of purpose among Nigerians, urging the citizens to be their brother’s keeper at all times.
Barr. Dorothy noted that Nigeria is passing through a lot at the moment but that with the prayers of the citizens and their support, the leaders would be able to provide good direction.
The smart-spoken woman advocate charged leaders at all levels to use the period to bring joy and hope to the people by committing themselves to a life of selfless service as demonstrated in the gift of the Lord Jesus Christ to bring salvation to mankind.
“Christmas points to the refreshing truth of God love to mankind and the fact that, in His mercies, He has not given up on our nation in spite of agonizing hardship and insecurity we face under the current incompetent, insensitive and suppressive administration.”
“I am deeply saddened that in the last six years, Nigerians are not able to afford the basic necessities of life and have been marking major festivities in tears, despair, and utter hopelessness due to some unfriendly people oriented policy of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“I Barr. Mrs Dorothy Ilegbune therefore, urge Nigerians to use the Yuletide period to encourage and stand up for one another; share and show love, especially to the less privileged, the displaced, and victims of the senseless acts of terrorism that have escalated across the Nation.
“I also call on those behind the mindless killings, kidnapping banditry, and other acts of terrorism in our country to have a rethink as their actions cannot be justified under any guise whatsoever.
“Nevertheless, as representative hopeful of the people of Amuwo Odofin Federal Constituency, I will remains undeterred in standing for the rights and wellbeing of all Nigerians at this critical time. I will never relent in my pursuit of canvassing good governance including legislations that will guarantee credible elections in furtherance of our collective quest to rescue our nation from misrule,” Dorothy said.
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